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CNBC
Jan 11, 2013 4:00am EST
this morning been up to 89.35. euro/yen higher, stipulating around the 118 mark, as well. euro/dollar had big moves yesterday, posting with the spanish auction mr. draghi and the ecb coming out saying it was unanimous about no interest rate cuts whereas in the previous month there had been some discussion about that. euro/dollar, 11.3260. let's bring you up to speed with the asian trading session today as they wrap up the week. li sixuan joins us for the first time today. >> thanks, ross. japan was a clear outperformer after shinzo abe unveiled his massive stimulus plan. and the nikkei gained 1.4% today. just to put it into context, this index is up for the ninth straight week, its longest winning streak since late 1988. shares of stocks surged to nearly 5% after the operator of clothing chain unicore raised its full year guidance. but hotter than expected cpi data from china put new pressure on the shanghai deposit. there will be more curbs to taint housing prices. meanwhile, weakness in china's blue chips dropped the hang seng lower. but hsbc did lend some support after the bank said yester
CNBC
Jan 14, 2013 4:00am EST
've been up to 89.67. euro/yen, up if you recall, 1119.34 is where we stand at the moment. euro/dollar, 11.335 55, holding on to the gains that we have seen on that particular cross rates. we have industrial production coming out in under an hour's time. that's where we trade right in and out in europe. let bring you the first update of the day from asia. li sixuan is out of singapore. >> hi. thank you, ross. asian markets mostly in the green today. and the outperformer is still china's shanghai composite hitting a seven-month high. this after security regulators said beijing can't miss the quota for investment markets. if you recall, late last week, a top official tr china's signal said growth could come in at 7.7. surpassing beijing's target of 7.5%. sen second mainland stocks finished with .64%. over 15% after profit warnings. and the market is out of action today celebrating the coming of age day. mon tar policy does have an impact on the yen today. the japanese currency soft.ed to a the 1/2 year low against the greenback. we'll see how that market reacts when it comes back online tomo
CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 4:00am EST
yielding 1.5%. as far as currency markets, the euro/dollar at 1.3277. couldn't sustain it over 1.34. some comments saying the euro exchange rate is dangerously high. stepping down, as head of the euro group. they'll decide the success on january 21. dollar/yen, 87.88. and aussie dollar is over 1.0540. we'll bring you up to date with events in asia. we have more from singapore. >> sure, thank you. those asian markets finished in the red. the nikkei suffered its worst daily showing in eight months despite upbeat machinery orders data for november. a rebound in the yen fueled profit-taking in exporters. shares of al nippon airways slipped 1.6% today. and some boeing suppliers such as the battery maker gu uasa tumbled. the shanghai composite pulled back .7% after hitting a 7.5-month high yesterday. developers continued to lose ground after strong gains since q4 last year. this despite talk of delaying the property tax reform due to insufficient planning and law making. >>> in hong kong all eyes on the chief executive's maiden policy speech with a focus on measures to tackle the housing crisis
CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 9:00am EST
the dollar. concern about the strength of the euro overall could be a threat. undercurrent to the u.s., which looks like to be a negative one. >> the big macro, everything out of japan, not so great. but the united states banking story, i think, is as you mentioned, carl, is it a real u.s. economy, what is the read on it. people are doing better. and this is a section that was terrifically performing in the s&p last year. and you could argue, wait a second, it's run ahead. but it's not selling off today. i thought people thought it would sell off. we're not getting that kind of judgment. >> a lot of up moves on the back of goldman sachs earnings. take a look at the financials. [ bell ringing ] >> taking a look at the open here. no surprise. oh, look, apple is higher by 1.9% in today's session. helping the nasdaq in an up trend. cutting apple to set to perform. a lot of the reasons we heard before, but apple will have bottomed, either yesterday, or today. calling the bottom in shares of apple. remember, on the way up, in september, they're worried about the impending pop on apple. making the m
FOX Business
Jan 10, 2013 3:00pm EST
back to health in 2013. that did lead to a big spike in the euro, the euro with a 1% break, $1.32 versus the dollar. big news, as you can see, $1.32 as you can see on your screen for one euro. now, weak dollar, euro strength translates into an up day for gold. the precious metal rising more than 1%. that is about $20. there you go, up $20 and change. silver playing in this rally as you can see on the bottom of your screen, up a little more than 2% right now. well, last but certainly not least, take a look at oil. crude back near $94 a barrel, we're at $93.89 right now. big move on this one. it's all about china. oil imports rising more than 7% last month, offsetting the bearish demand picture in the u.s. inventories which are sitting right now at five-year highs. now let's get to our floor show, because we've got traders standing by at the new york stock exchange, the cme group and, of course, the nymex. jonathan is standing by at the new york stock exchange. all right, jonathan, talk to me about the move today that we're seeing. again, a lot of interest in the financials, top
CNBC
Jan 3, 2013 6:00am EST
of the euro currency. boy, we went from basically trading a 133, now to trading 131, and today is a big down day. one market that actually is getting a little bit of a breath, but nothing on the scale of what the dollar and some of the other currencies are gaining on the euro, the dollar/yen. the yen has improved marginally today. but we're still on 87 handle on the dollar versus the yen. you want to pay attention to foreign exchange. we still have some other data today. the minutes we'll get later will be scrutinized, especially considering, you know, federal reserve and how it figures into a post-cliff presealing debate. >> i'm glad you brought up the euro. dennis gartman did that earlier this morning and we didn't talk about it at the time. what do you think is happening? why has the euro turned around here? >> well, to me, i think that what the euro represents, or what the relationship between the euro and other currencies represent continues to be exaggerated by shifts in the ultimate dynamics of trying to score the economy. then you had in the big position growth that we've seen, and t
CNBC
Jan 9, 2013 5:00pm EST
. ♪ make it worth watching. ♪ the new 2013 lexus ls. an entirely new pursuit. >>> with the euro dropping against the u.s. dollar, the ecb is set to meet for the first time this year, so, how should you be trading the common currency? let's bring in amelia bourdeau. and aimee ymelamelia, what's go happen? >> i think tomorrow they are going to stay on hold. the european economy is stagnating. the pmis have been a little bit stronger recently, but they're not strong altogether. why? the main reason it's going to remain on hold tomorrow for the ecb is because risk premium have lessened. there's been a risk-rally in the currency market and equities going on and that gives the ecb some time, as well as the fact that the peripheral bond yeel have been coming in lower. that's a good thing. and also, if they do cut rates ahead, which i think they will towards the middle of the year, that's going to turn deposit rates. they have to be careful and wait for more depolice station risk to emerge before they decide to cut rates. >> so, you are looking to sell euro u.s. dollar. walk us through the trade
CNBC
Jan 11, 2013 9:00am EST
, disappointing industrial production numbers in spain and the uk. but the euro is at a nine-month high this morning. we begin with the s&p, a five-year high. a lot riding on bank earnings. the report's not perfect. american express joining the list of financials that are cutting jobs. >>> best buy's troubles continue. they're not the only retailer under pressure this morning. jcpenney capping a bad week. >>> boeing under official view as a probe is taken on the plane. a cracked inshield and oil leak. >>> remember a cheaper iphone? a top apple executive said forget it. the company continues to focus on china. >>> we'll kick off with wells fargo, kicking off q4 results. the lending business came in a little bit lower than many analysts expecting. the numbers coming out after american express announced plans to cut 5,400 jobs and the s&p closed at fresh five-year highs. jim, it's been said, wfc, probably the most important report of the week. what kind of grade do we give it? >> the whisper was they weren't going to do this anyway. i don't know anyone would think they would -- people were
CNBC
Jan 14, 2013 9:00am EST
, the euro, we should note, is hitting 11-month highs against the u.s. dollar. marginal changes on a percentage basis. a road map this morning starts off with apple. even more doubts about the demand for the iphone 5 sending shares below. >> did you see your paycheck on friday? the payroll tax hike obviously kicking in for many americans. felt like a pay cut. will this be a temporary shock or a headwind as stocks hover at five-year highs. >> ubs achoirs tnt after a commission throws up road blocks. >>> to the top story. in the pre-market, we've seen apple shares fall below $500 for the first time in 11 months. the tech giant has cut its orders for iphone 5 components because of weaker than expected demands. screen orders for january to march quarter have fallen about half. the company had planned to order. apple said to cut orders for components other than screens. now, jim, we've had sort of this concern about demand for the iphone 5. i think last week when deutsche bank came out with the note from the japanese team, specifically citing this very issue, that's when the concerns
CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 6:00am EST
about? >> yeah. it was guilts. booms also going. the dollar, $1.33 verse you the euro and 88 on the yen. finally, gold was up significantly yesterday. it's falling back a little today, down about four points. >>> now time for the global markets report. ross westgate standing by in london. mr. westgate, how are you this morning? >> hey. we're good. thanks very much. as you just saw joe point out, softer here. we have bounced off the session low a short while ago. and the german economics ministry talking about the forecasts for germany, as well. just helping us bounce off that primarily, saying, yes, we've had a weak fourth quarter. will be weak at the beginning of the year. they're expecting a much stronger rebound toward the end of 2013. so the footse 100 was down .5, currently down .3. down .3 for the xetera dax, down .1 as is the french market, ibex down .3%. the euro/dollar, we had an interview with ewald nowotny, the austrian central bank governor. member of the ecb governing council, as well. you see the spike -- we had the session chart, what i was looking for. you would have see
CNBC
Jan 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
interesting to me today, look what is happening in the euro. you try to get up through 133. you failed pip think you want it own gold in euro terms too at this point. >> the interesting thing, dennis, gold is going up as risk is in the market today. all of a sudden, if the you know what hits the fan, as we approach this next barring than we have to do over the debt ceiling is gold will stay higher in that case as well. there is a fear trade and people go into gold or no? >> yeah. gold has always been the haven. it's an safe trade. i'm always amused when people say gold is safe. gold is not safe. gold is a very speculative medium. it moves 1 or 2 or 3% in a day. that's an haven. don't think that is a place you can park safe money. if we have another round of problems, with the debt ceiling like we had with the fiscal cliff -- >> why "if"? it's not if, it's when. >> eats coming, that's obviously the point. >> yeah, dennis, good to talk to you. see you again soon. >> thanks be judge. >> what the trade on gold? >> stay long on gold. whether in yen terms or euro terms, i can't tell that you par
KICU
Jan 10, 2013 4:00am PST
100 locations in the european country. calling the euro crisis "temporary," mcdonald's' italian chief executive said the plan will create 3,000 jobs. along with its business in brazil, russia, china, and other countries, mcdonald's predicts its business in italy will grow over the next decade. a record number of people will be able to afford homes this year. that latest piece of encouraging news about the housing market comes from the national assocation of realtors. the group's index of housing affordability hit a record 194 in 2012. a reading of 100 indicates people earning a median income have exactly enough money to qualify for buying a median priced home. still, economists are concerned tight credit standards could put the brakes on home buyers. the irs is catching criticism for how it manages cases of identity theft. in a report issued to congress this week, a taxpayer advocate group accuses the irs of "falling short" in assisting victims of id theft. the group argues that the irs does not have the staff to handle the flood of cases it receives. cases of tax-related identity t
CNBC
Jan 2, 2013 9:00am EST
. the currency markets, open for trading for a lot longer today than stocks. the euro is still below 133, the recent high. it's interesting to see that the risk-on currencies are a bit to the upside. >> watch gold, too. i think gold, 12th year of good performance. >> yes. >> i would emphasize gold should be part of people's portfolios. >> while i don't disagree with you, because i've been wrong on gold two years in a row, silver better performer last year than gold. >> numbers are numbers. i find that the gld is just a very, you know, good way, i hope it goes down, the rest of your portfolio goes up. but remember, in the last 12 years we've had deflation, inflation, good control, bad control, but gold is steady because gold is in short supply in the world. >> i thought we were being positive. i'm optimistic for the next year or so. ten years out, different story. oil prices, right? while they've gone up in the last couple weeks, gas prices are down. >> gasoline. >> gasoline. and nat gas remains fairly low. >> nat gas at four-month lows right now. >> let's not underestimate the extra mone
CNBC
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am EST
. quick check of currencies, the euro/dollar the focus of a debate this morning on "worldwide exchange." a lot of people saying not so fast if you think that the rising dollar in tandem with rising risk is going to be a theme of the year. today we're seeing the euro/dollar give up .1% to 1. 1.3069. and the dollar/yen after reports out of japan saying there will be coordination between the bank of japan and fiscal authorities to try and get to the 2% inflation target. nothing too concrete. again, the proof will be in the poudre figure i can use a -- in the pudding if i can use a popular phrase this side of the bond. back to you. >> kelly services. i like that -- talent. talent, kelly. >> talent at work. >> talent at work. thanks. >>> coming up, the nation's biggest banks preparing to post quarterly results in the coming days. the inside line next. >>> first as we head to break, a look at yesterday's winners and losers. at 1:45, the a >>> that's hard. >> you stink. the wing and a fractured beak.o surgery was successful, but he will be in a cast until it is fully healed, possibly several
CNBC
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am EST
of the euro and to some degree make monetary policy tighter over here. we can quickly look at the bond space. italy did go to auction as we continue to see reasonable demand for peripheral debt. the paper is selling off a little bit, but still 4.17%. investors showed up to bid on the two-year zero coupon and the five-year inflankz flagz linked bond. italy and spain continue to front load. forex, though, telling you more of this story, which is that interestingly fluff, we're seeing kind of a risk off attitu attitude. the same has been the case for loony, which now people are starting to talk about in parity with the u.s. dollar. the dollar/yen, down about 0.3% to 90.62. the euro/dollar, 1.3446. so even though it's difficult, the u.s. dollar, guys, has been performing a little better over the last couple of weeks helped by renewed growth prospects. it's one reason why a lot of people are focused on the see kweter, that chatter over the weekend about it happening could put more pressure on the greenback. back to you guys. >> kelly, thanks so much. next time, you should fly over. >> what happen
FOX Business
Jan 17, 2013 3:00pm EST
people are piling into stocks, commodities, rising in tandem. even the euro up sharply. the dollar 303. i am going to switzerland which is still on. but let's talk a what is going on in the markets today. all but two datapoint drivers. >> really much more of a technical breakout. we have tested fell last couple of weeks 1475. the s&p 500. unable to do it. just a matter of time before we broke through. the macro data is what really pushed us over the edge and pushes us hire. technically that will be important. liz: then we get, and i know you guys like technicals, but the emotion that is in the pick today. something like this, 107 points. he knows where we will close in 56 minutes, but the something like this character? better volume today. >> well, i think it can carry over. if you look at what we had, the technical ankle was covered well, but on the fundamental basis, and you talked about there earlier. the two things that came out today were that to drags on the economy, housing and employment. they are getting better and consistently better. the confidence will be there. here is the bi
CNBC
Jan 3, 2013 9:00am EST
? >> pmi, the best rating in a while. the euro weakening against the u.s. dollar, watch thanksgiving yesterday, continues to trend today. there is a bid to safety in today's session. i hate to use that phrase you to put it simply, the safe havens out there as we are staring down the barrel dealing with the debt ceiling and spending cuts. >> i thought they would have a tailwind rather than a headwind on currency. not in sync with a bullish picture, got to understand that one of the great reasons we have been able to have a good run, the dollar getting weaker. and also, unless people are short today, i know people are short, nordstrom's very heavily, short target, short gap, that is the only thing really going up. the mean time, i keep pointing out these dollar stores, they are horrendous today. family dollar really terrible. >> family dollar down 12%. >> you have nordstrom going higher, family dollar going lower, people felt that maybe the dollar stores would catch a bid and nordstrom would have weakness because of the high-end consumer being worried that clearly has not been the case
CNBC
Jan 8, 2013 6:00am EST
rose to 11.18% in november. that is a euro area high. if you move forward into decent, you can see the aumt of prices. they're prizing in some easing from the central bank down the road. quick look at what is happening at the bond curve. 5.1, just under 5.1%. the spanish treasury outlining the funds you will need for 2013. you can expect they're going to take as many advantage of these conditions as possible. italy, 4.3% on the ten-year. the gilt yield, above 2%. we will explore what's happening with growth going forward. slipping over now to currencies, here is what we've seen some interesting moves. may not look like much this morning. the euro/dollar is roughly flat. but the dollar/yen moving down by about .3%. it was really actually some support from the euro that came from comments out of japan. japan will be investing, bonds buying in the esm. that is an order to indicate some level of support for the eurozone project. but it also works to help, yes, weaken the yen. on that note, back over to you. >> it's always about the yen. kelly evans in london. the can. thank you. >> we'
CNBC
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
's a couple of things. he said the victory lap. he said we relaunched the euro in 2012. a lot of talk with chris at this teen legarde in europe today. 2015, talking about this growth in the back half. i think draghi's intentions today were not to mess things up. the general feeling here is that what the ecb has done with the current situation, perhaps created the underlying conditions for growth. >> i hosted a dinner with christine legarde last night. one of the things that came up mario draghi said this morning that maybe we have good fall back into a problem again. >> well, that's a good question. but what we're hearing is this new buzz phrase out of davos, which is gsp. >> what is that? >> global stability put. i think larry summers may have been the one to coin this phrase. i heard it this morning when i met with a bunch of central bankers at a breakfast this morning. this phrase keeps coming up. the idea you have japan, you have the european central bank and you now have the fed obviously full throttle on monetary policy, underpinning and, you know, we meet here now in davos, the
CNBC
Jan 17, 2013 9:00am EST
look at the euro versus the dollars, wow, euro is screaming today. you look at the euro/yen, that's screaming as well. the dollar/yen is screaming as well. so the dynamic of the yen continuing to be under pressure. will this be a huge move? many think, if you talk to some of the japanese officials, they're say it's just getting back to a reality after the end was pretty much decimated about a year ago with respect to too strong relative to the other currencies. no matter how you slice it, all that meats is where we are now and where we're going in the future. >> thank you we'll find out the latest movements in energy. sharon, take it over. >> it's all about algeria. a lot of traders are paying attention to the ongoing hostage situation at the gas field where islamist militants had attacked that facility and still holding some folks hostage there. we have learned from the algerian news agency that about 45 hostages, including some americans had escaped the complex, but still bp is confirming that the situation remains unresolved. it tellses it has confirmation that five of its empl
CNBC
Jan 25, 2013 9:00am EST
's something that has been off on the equity markets. positive comments, relinch aunc the euro. >> i remember when euro was in the last debt gross. wrong. >> great britain, uk, still eurozone. >> a lot of commotion down here. we look at the live feed from davos, switzerland. >> they're not happy. [ bell ringing ] >> at the nasdaq, starz celebrating its spin-off from liberty media. >> there's speculation about starz. but when i talked to a number of people who run various media companies, it might have been considered as buyers of that. they're saying, not me, check with that guy, and he said, not me, check with that other guy. we'll see if there's a potential acquirer of starz. >> netflix yesterday in the conference call, hastings was saying the great cable channels need us. you can't just jump in. before "breaking bad" you need a stream. >> netflix stepped in where starz has stepped out. >> s&p gainers for the year, netflix number one. >> is that true? >> up almost 59%. number two. best buy, number three dell, if you can believe that. >> name me three stocks that have come back from the dead
CNBC
Jan 15, 2013 3:00pm EST
the race to the bottom in the currency markets. the euro is at an 11-month high against the dollar and the yen is scheduled to move lower if the bank of japan wants its way, and a lot of people are saying that could benefit gold in a big way which is starting to move higher again. what do you make of the currency wars going on right now? >> i think they are going to heat up and the central players where it heats up will be between germans and the japanese over exports of cars, but i agree with you, and i also think that if we look at how they are going to develop in the near term, i would think that the trigger for that will be when the dollar/yen, for example, gets above 90 and the euro/yen significant levels, and real quickly i've had a lot of e-mails about problems with our bills, but not the ones that you think. t-bills. at the end of 2011 the last time we had a debt ceiling issue we saw bill rates for four week bills and three-month bills start to move up. today we had a one-month bill auction, trading on at five basis points and the auction went off at 9.5 basis points and ma
CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 5:00pm EST
which are in recession, like the euro zone, the uk, japan, china delevera deleveraging, u.s. limping along. they couldn't care less. and the other thing here is the zeile for yield. that's why junk bonds are up 20% last year. but investment grade only about 5%. this condition, i think, will continue until you get some kind of shock that returns investors to the reality of weak to recessi recessionary economies. at that point, you go to the risk off. and that's where i think you find that earnings with a global recession and stocks are vulnerable. >> sure. you are predicting a 42% drop in the -- >> no, not 42. i'm saying -- the way i get there, i've got, at some point here, some four quarters, i don't know where it will start, $80 operating earnings on the s&p and bear market bottoms have averaged about 13, multiply that, that's 104, 29% decline from here. >> but gary, first of all, if you look -- i don't know where you are getting $80 a share -- >> well, i'll tell you -- >> hold on. but when i look at the bear market bottom of march of 09, when we went down to 663, they were trading
FOX Business
Jan 14, 2013 4:00pm EST
at the grocery store. also the euro hitting an 11 month high against the dollar, a possibility of an interest rate cut in europe fades. euro hit an intraday high of $1.34, jumping 2.5% against the greenback. sandy? sandra: we're also watching dell shares. this is the big story. especially after trading we're still going to continue to watch this stock. the stock soaring today, reports surfacing that it is in talks with private equity firms over a potential buyout. david: joining us now is williams financial group director and research in equity capital markets is joining us by phone. first of all, is it going private and if so, how much >> you know, david i can't say if it's going to go private or not. we definitely get some specifics at least in some private equity being named, but whoever leaked something like this, if it is true, just cost somebody a little over 2 billion dollars today, so if it was going to go private, it could have done so much cheaper. sandra: i want to focus on the fact that the stock has taken a major hit over the past year, the past six months, it's up 28%, it has re
FOX Business
Jan 16, 2013 4:00pm EST
their own wagon. this is negative for the euro and the confidence in the u.s. economy, and it is a cautionary tale that means people are flocking to real assets, which is gold. it is an important move. david: isn't everybody doing it? from the united states to the bank of england to the european community itself, everybody is printing money like crazy to buy treasuries, so why bother moving it if everybody is doing it? >> they're bringing it home. germany sees themselves as the only thing that is holding. david: they are the mainstay of the euro. >> they're saying if they have to break away, if they have to move apart, they're circling the wagons with their own gold to say we are able to take a stand here. they couldn't do it in the middle of the european crisis because that would have blown the whole thing up. now that it has calmed down a little bit, they are making preparations to be able to circle the wagons on their own front. liz: what is your call on it and the time limit that you have on that? >> i think over the next three months we can see gold get back into
FOX Business
Jan 4, 2013 11:00am EST
.s. dollar. 0 little weakness in the euro but the dollar euro story will continue in 2013. [ male announcer ] this is joe woods' first day of work. and his new boss told him twongs -- cook what you love, and save your money. joe doesn't know it yet, but he'll wk his way up from busser to waiter to chef before opening a restaurant specializing in fish and me from the great northwest. he'll start investing early, he'll find some good people to help guide him, nd he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. at legalzoom, we've created a better place to handle your legal needs. maybe you have questions about incorporating a business you'd like to start. or questions about protecting your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like to find the right attorney to help guide you along, answer any questions and offer advice. with an "a" rating from the better business bureau legalzoom helps you get personalized and affordable legal protection. in most states, a legal plan attorney is available with every
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Jan 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
now. deposits flood into their economy. it is very well-capitalized. euro is let cheaper than it would be without all these problems. they have companies north of the border bern fitting from this situation. lori: at no time, s&p at end of the-year high single digit submits. >> we think high single digits. 1500 is a good target. could be volatile to a path getting there. lori: steve, thanks. come back soon. melissa: the house overwhelmingly approved $9.7 billion in aid to pay for flood insurance claims from owners and businesses from your canned sandy. it was two months since the storm was hit. after it was originally delayed by house speaker john boehner my tri-state decision and it was moved to this morning. the bill placed won by 354-67 is expected to pass the senate with no problems. it will give more authority for the national flood insurance program to pay out over 100,000 claims. an additional vote is expected on january 15th whether to provide additional aid to cities and towns affected by the storm and some beyond those affected people would argue but we'll see. >>> uncertaint
FOX Business
Jan 11, 2013 11:00am EST
at currencies, how they fair against the u.s. dollar, more and more strength today in the euro, and, again, seems like the interest rate is not changing in europe really is propelling the euro higher, again today. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you trade? with scottrader streaming quotes, any way you want. fully customize it for your trading process -- from thought to trade, on every screen. and all in real time. which makes it just like having your own trading floor, right at your fingertips. [ rodger ] at scottrade, seven dollar trades are just the start. try our easy-to-use scottrader streaming quotes. it's another reason more investors are saying... [ all ] i'm with scottrade. cheryl: breaking news from goldman sachs, the economic research teams issuing a report just released as they are lowering the estimate for fourth quarter gdp. they are now saying fourth quarter is 1.3%, down a half percentage from the original estimate of the fourth quarter. why lower the estimate for the fourth quarter? weaker than expected trade data is one thing they cited, so the november trade gap an issue, a
FOX Business
Jan 17, 2013 11:00am EST
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FOX Business
Jan 17, 2013 1:00pm EST
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CNBC
Jan 15, 2013 6:00am EST
cents. 9401. the ten-year note is yielding 1.829%. the dollar right now is up against the euro. again, another gain which is 1.3348. this morning, it's down against the yen. and gold prices this morning are up by about $11, $1680.70 an ounce. >>> and it's time now for the global markets report. kelly evans is standing by in london. and it's more poofy hair today. you didn't walk through the fog on the way to work, right? oh, it's a wig, it says. it says it's a wig behind you where it says minus .44% right now. >> or, does it? yes, that's right. there are signals coming through this every day just to see if people are paying attention. >> so weird. wig. >> yes. the polish board here is in the red, joe. it is not a wig it takes that on from time to time. we have seen a mixed picture. we have seen a weaker picture as the trading session has gotten under way. i want to point out the xetra dax is down .1%. our underperformer along with the peripheries is down about .3%, as well. after german gdp figures, europe's strongest, biggest economy came in surprisingly weak fourlt fort quarter. tha
CNBC
Jan 17, 2013 12:00pm EST
and in that instance also seemed to indicate that they could welcome a lower euro and then totally flipped in the last meeting. actually in the last ecb meeting you're getting shades of the same commentary from draghi but it will not support ain't rate move. >> tom, to use a bar fight analogy you're saying to draghi and bernanke let's take it out back. you're willing to put on the gloves and fight the fed, fight the ecb and fight the global central banks that are pumping so much liquidity into the marketplace and keeping a put under the market. >> they are keeping the put under the market. we should respect history. if we look back over history, we constantly find that if what holds the market up is interference, what holds the market up is a policy that's specifically geared to creating those moves and you don't get the underlying sustainable dynamic and economic pickup it can hold for a period of time but the market will run its own way. since 2009 we had a number of double digit down moves including the 22% down move in 2010 and last year. we sometimes have to divorce the underlying equity market f
CNBC
Jan 24, 2013 6:00am EST
against the euro, which is at 11-3358. and gold prices are down, $1,678.20 an ounce. >>> michael corbett says the bank has the right status to generate future growth. speaking at the world economic forum in davos, he tells cnbc that several years worth of revamping efforts are beginning to pay off. >> over the last year, we've simplified the company a lot the. we've become smaller, we've become simpler. >> corbat took over in october after the resignation of chief vickram pandit. >> very sharp in the stripes. >> yeah. >> the gegco, do we have a shot at him? >> no. >> that looks pretty good. there's product in there. what do you think, it's water? there is product. and, you know -- >> davos, they tend to walk out with wet hair and it turns to ice. >> but people don't look that good in davos, normally. >> that's true. >> he looks like a banker there. i think he has a lot of potential as far as his looks go. in the world economic forum in davos is in full swing. let's get to andrew buzzing in the mountains of switzerland. you're a big apple-phile, too. >> you're hoping people look good in d
CNBC
Jan 29, 2013 9:00am EST
their currency. look at this chart, they seem to have been somewhat successful. this is the euro versus the swiss. there's been a major appreciation of the euro. it's basically at 20-month highs. what's fascinateding is, now look at the next chart. we don't have negative yields in a swiss two-year anymore. see how the charts correlate? basically that's a barometer. funding issues have receded, swiss are getting back to normalcy. now it's all about growth and employment. and all of that information comes out at the end of the week. david faber, back to you. >> all right. thank you very much, mr. santelli. well, yesterday's shares of hess up rather sharply in part because of the company's announcement of a number of different things it's doing refining its assets. interestingly it didn't react as much as one might have anticipated given today's move from what we learned is likely to be a move by elliott associates on the company from an activist perspective. this morning we got that move. and boy, did we ever get it. the stock itself moving up sharply. let me quickly give you some of the particular
CNBC
Jan 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
guard msci euro etf, symbol vgk. that's victor george ken for all of you home gamers. i like it so much i own it for my charitable trust. you can follow it. a lot of reasoning why stephanie link and i co-director believe in this. it pays you a solid 3.7% yield while you're waiting. next up, yeah, there's -- china. not done. chinese economy has been in the process of bottoming for a while now. i think the genuine turn could be at hand. we know the chinese central bank has been providing capital injections to banks. last year they cut the reserve requirement three times, interest rates twice. i expect pair policy to remain easy. capital injections turned the tide. hit record levels in september/october. something that's helped the chinese economy dramatically as we see from improving macrodata points. purchasing managers numbers, industrial production, retail sales, housing numbers, you name it china has beaten inflation, they have the flexibility to do more juice to the economy if they need to the chinese party just got a new leadership in november. these guys are anxious to make a good
CNBC
Jan 11, 2013 6:00pm EST
the euro dollar, but it will cap at 35, so if you want to get a move there, go ahead. >> rebecca? >> stay with the momentum as well, with but as we get closer to the debt ceiling and the sequestration and everything else that washington brings, start to book some profit. >> that is going to do it for us here at5:30 p.m. "mad money" is up next. >> i'm jim cramer, welcome to my world. you need to get in the game. stearns are going to go out of business, and he's nuts, they are nuts, they know nothing. i always like to say there is a bull market somewhere. "mad money," you can't afford to miss it hey, i'm cramer. welcome to "mad money" to cramerica. other people want to make friends. my job isn't on just to entertain, but to teach and educate. call me at 1-800-743-cnbc. after a ho-hum session, s & p finishing flat, nasdaq advancing, we're about to head into the one four most exciting, but least lucrative weeks of the year. thanks to the coming jumble of earnings. the reports are coming. you know the rules. and let's just try to learn. as i told you not that long ago. not impossible to make m
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Jan 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
time in the small town of toronto. my father was an academic who kept getting degrees and the euro monday when they got his phd in the two southwestern ohio for high school and college in minnesota. came to new york immediately had been there ever since. most of it and western. have a lot of minnesota team spirit and a father point back of his sister mother father were there. a lot of dna for minnesota. c-span: is marketing your big name? >> guest: yeah. c-span: what is yours? >> guest: panderer region in danish. c-span: what is your sense comes the similar background for vice president mondale, you know, he was there. >> guest: it really wanted to have an interview because i really wanted to reflect his point of view. josh and i were eager to hear him out on this. but i can't tell you because i never even got a chance. >> guest: you keep reading all these connections in this town and in this case, these folks are making millions and millions of dollars. why didn't anybody stop? >> guest: people try to solve it. there's a wonderful and go to an episode in the book for the cbo, cong
FOX News
Jan 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
rate and if it defaults on its next round it's going to end up getting kicked out of the euro zone. why do you say we're on the path to greece? >> well, because the people in greece continue to reject any kind of real reform because they've been so long denying reality that they think they can do it forever. the americans are not that far from when we had a balanced budget. we're not that far from when we paid for what we consumed. but we've got to get back to it pretty soon because after 12 years you're beginning to build the generation of citizens and even more generation of politicians who think this can go on forever. >> greta: what do you think is going to happen with the debt ceiling? people didn't notice, but secretary geithner sent a letter to capitol hill we have hit the debt ceiling. he can now do some sort of maneuvering with the money so we at least have cash for about two months, but we're about to run out of cash and a big fight offer the debt ceiling. what's going to happen? >> first of all, tim geithner, bless his heart, he's a little disingenuous in one sense. >> greta:
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 1:00pm EST
today. even though on spraead basis, they have widened out a bit. along with the euro/yen, dollar/yen, big performer, fresh 30-month highs as we hover and debate whether we close above 90 and very aggressive pro dollar but anti-yen trade with regard to pressure due to inflation issues by the bank of japan. tyler, it's all yours. >> rick, let's go to phil lebeau now for breaking news. >> tyler, we had some of our crew in washington catch up with secretary of transportation ray lahood. he was addressing the u.s. conference of mayors. after he addressed mayors we had the chance to ask him about the dreamliner and grounding. remember just last friday he was very public in saying these planes are safe. i would fly one immediately if i had a chance. well we asked him today what he thinks about those comments and about the dreamliner being grounded. sheer what he had to say. >> the reason that we grounded it is because we did further consultation with boeing and there was another incident. so those planes aren't flying now until we really have a chance to examine the batteries. those pla
FOX Business
Jan 16, 2013 1:00pm EST
drifting lower? guess what, all of these currencies down against the dollar. euro, pound, canadian dollar and mexican peso. in other words, the dollar is up. we'll be right back. ♪ [ slap! ] [ slap! slap! slap! slap! ] ow! ow! [ male announcer ] your favorite foods fighting you? fight back fast with tums. calcium-rich tums starts working so fast you'll forget you had heartburn. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and the streetsmart edge trading platformrom charles schwab... tdd#: 1-800-345-25 gives me tools that help mfind opportunities more easily. tdd#: 1-0-345-2550 i can even access it from the cloud and trade on any computer. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and with schwab mobile, tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 until i choose to focus on something else. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 all this with no trade minimums. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and only $8.95 a trade. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 open an account with a $50,000 deposit, tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and get 6 months commission-free trades. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 call 1-866-751-3261. >> it is now 19 minutes past the hour. i'm heather nauert wi
FOX Business
Jan 28, 2013 1:00pm EST
to see how the good ol' u.s. dollar is moving against some of these foreign exchanges. with the euro down, the pound down, they're all down against the dollar except the japanese yen which is showing a little backbone but not much. we'll be right back. officemax knows... ...tax time can be...well...taxing. so right now we'll give you... ...$10 off any turbo tax deluxe level software or higher! find thousands of big deals now... ...at officemax. >> at 20 minutes past the hour i'm lauren green with your fox news minute. a section of the mississippi river is closed to traffic as crews clean up a oil leak on sunday. it hit a railroad bridge near vicksburg, mississippi, spreading oily water across part of the waterway. >>> brazilian police arrested three people following the deaths of more than 20 in the nightclub fire in santa maria. the blaze reportedly started when a band member lit a flare on stage causing mass panic. the band's security chief and a member and owner of the kiss nightclub have been brought in for questioning. >>> french and mali troops sealed off timbuktu forcing islamist r
CNBC
Jan 14, 2013 6:00am EST
.s. dollar. but you can see right now, the dollar is down against the euro, which is back up at 1.3361. the dollar is up against the yen, 89.31. and gold prices this morning have gained a little bit of ground. up $7.70 to $1,668730. right now it's time for the global markets report. let's get over to kelly evans would is standing by in london. >> kelly, good morning. becky, good morning. i heard joe's comment about my hair. i will get back to that later, but i will say it was snowing earlier. it's beautiful. but that's not responsible for any notable change in look. just take a quick look at what's been happening wind me in europe. we're in the green for the most part behind bigger than expected industrial production. i wanted to show smu stocks because it's merger news monday. you guys have briefly mentioned a couple of these. down there, you can see swatch is up 3.8% after saying it's going to buy the julie business harry winston. we saw harry winston at the golden globes last night or at least you guys did. i certainly wasn't up. generali,'s new ceo looking to shed capital shar
CNN
Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
debate pose big risks to the worldwide economy. the ongoing recession in the euro zone also a factor. >>> and winter weather prompts a state of emergency. salt trucks ran all night long to prevent sleet and freezing rain from the roadways and almost a quarter inch of ice formed on power lines and heavy rain is now causing flooding. >>> facebook's new search tool is surrounded by hype, but others think it might be a dude. it's called graph search and it's a way to search through your facebook network for answers. information google cannot access. you could look for restaurants your friends like, kind of like yelp or look for job connections like on linked-in or you can use it to find singles in your area. steven levy is the senior writer for "wired" magazine. steven, welcome. >> thank you. >> okay, you went to the facebook campus, experimenting with graph search. you interviewed mark zuckerberg. so, is this really as revolutionary as we're led to believe? >> well, it's very big for facebook. facebook has a couple things that people do all the time. they share photos and other things w
FOX Business
Jan 8, 2013 1:00pm EST
there versus the euro and the pound. we'll be right back. ♪ ♪ melissa: 21 minutes past the hour. the fox news minute, border tensions rising after pakistani soldiers killed to indian soldiers in the disputed kashmir region. they are accused of disresulting a cease fire held for over a dead. both countries claim the area, but the area is divided between them. former representative giffords, and her husband launching gun control initiatives seeking to reduce gun violence and prevent mass shootings. today the the go year anniversary after a gunman killed six and critically injured give fards. opening an investigation into the death of a lottery winner last summer. after new tests determine he died of cyanide poisenning and not natural causes. the family urged medical examiners to re-examine the case. those are the headlines, back now to melissa and lori. melissa: thank you so much. jack lew will likely take over tim geithner as treasury secretary, but what will geithner do as a private cents and what will others in obama's economic circles do in the months ahead? you called the jack thing a long
FOX Business
Jan 10, 2013 1:00pm EST
things were looking better. the euro is strong. the dollar has pulled back significantly today. a lot of traders really focusing on currencies today as the dollar is lower. the vix, the fear index, is to the downside. oil and gold have been taking off. we've seen the automakers, names like gm and ford hitting 52-week highs. retailers have been mixed depending which one you're looking at the urban outfitters hit aring a 52-week high while tiffany's has been suffering today. back to you. melissa: thank you so much, nicole. the president's announcement for a new treasury secretary taking place in a few minutes. let's head over to john silva from wells fargo what jack lew means to the economy. thanks so much for joining us. >> sure. melissa: john, let me ask you. he is somebody that comes from the rubin school of economics. believes bigger government is better it seems. is that your impression of him and what does that mean in a treasury secretary. >> i think the president is choosing jack because of two reasons. one, he knows the fellow. they have worked together for a while. then second
CNBC
Jan 15, 2013 9:00am EST
're talking about the euro currency versus the greenback. jim, back to you. >> great, rick, thank you. new shift in platinum and gold prices. a lot going on with gold. let's go to sharon epperson at the nymex. >> jim, we have not seen this since this spring. platinum prices now being more expensive than gold. we're looking at platinum rose above 1690 an ounce this morning. gold prices right around 1677 an ounce. we haven't seen this in ten months' time. but we have been telling you since the start of the year, that this is the year for platinum. that the supply issue is facing that market. the fundamental issues, a big reason analysts are looking for platinum to outperform gold this year. we are hearing from anglo american platinum in south africa. of course, the largest producer of lat numb in the world, saying it is going to close several of its mines in south africa and wants to return to profitability. it's worried about slow demand and rising costs. we're watching what's happening in the natural gas market, because natural gas reached the highest interday level so far this year on the
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Jan 5, 2013 7:00am EST
. these are all measured in dollars. when there is a sense of crisis in the currency, whether they are euros or dollars, large investors are looking for their value. where is their value out there? where can they put their currencies? if you look back to 2008 -- that was when we saw the first major spike in the price of global food. we saw a sense that we cannot want to put money in equities. real estate was tanking. the debt market was tanking. where do we put all of this cash we are sitting on? in commodities. a bunch of academic studies came out same commodities were a legitimate form of asset allocation. instead of just putting our money in stocks and bonds and mutual funds, now you will see a lot of money managers allocating assets into commodities. this is only possible through newfangled derivatives through wall street, electronically traded funds. that is the way food becomes an asset in your portfolio. the problem is that those asset allocations and those newfangled derivatives have an inflationary effect on the price of food globally. host: here is the first call for you from georg
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